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  • Hardcover
  • 256 pages
  • Aphrodite and the Rabbis
  • Burton L. Visotzky
  • 20 November 2018
  • 1250085764

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  1. says:

    I was really thrilled to receive this informative book on how elements of Greco Roman culture have influenced the development of post Second Temple Judaism Titus destroyed the Temple in 70AD The rabbi professor author wrote simply enough for an educated layperson I am always looking for works on how one religion or culture influences another this one fit the bill nicely The author discusses how the religion had to change no longer was there a central spot for animal sacrifice The rabbi t I was really thrilled to receive this informative book on how elements of Greco Roman culture have influenced the development of post Second Temple Judaism Titus destroyed the Temple in 70AD The rabbi professor author wrote simply enough for an educated layperson I am always looking for works on how one religion or culture influences another this one fit the bill nicely The author discusses how the religion had to change no longer was there a central spot for animal sacrifice The rabbi teacher or master system developed each rabbi was like a philosopher surrounding himself with a group of students or disciples I never realized the term rabbi for Jesus was a New Testament anachronism Judaism borrowed loan...


  2. says:

    Disappointing It had a very HOW DO YOU DO, FELLOW KIDS tone throughout, which sometimes led to eye rolling Esau was the macho one and Jacob was the metrosexual and sometimes to ranting at my friends the rabbis had a really locker room culture and you know, boys will be boys and if I never hear that bullshit excuse again it will be FAR too soon and it was not even necessary he was discussing bilingual puns Anyway Weird tone and bad editing aside, the thesis is that even though Ro Disappointing It had a very HOW DO YOU DO, FELLOW KIDS tone throughout, which sometimes led to eye rolling Esau was the macho one and Jacob was the metrosexual and sometimes to ranting at my friends the rabbis had a really locker room culture and you know, boys will be boys and if I never hear that bullshit excuse again it will be FAR too soon and it was not even necessary he was discussing bilingual puns Anyway Weird tone and bad editing aside, the thesis is that even though Rome is positioned as Traditional Enemy Of The Jews, the Judaism practiced today was hugely influenced by Roman culture It seems p...


  3. says:

    We typically think of the Jews of the Roman Empire as rebellious holdouts, who refused to bow down to the ruling culture, but Visotzsky explains how this view is completely backwards There were certainly some rebellious radicals, but the majority of the Jews were part of the Greco Roman world in which they lived and which was instrumental in shaping their worldview And it was not just the assimilated general populace who were part of this world it was the rabbis too Visotzsky shows how many We typically think of the Jews of the Roman Empire as rebellious holdouts, who refused to bow down to the ruling culture, but Visotzsky explains how this view is completely backwards There were certainly some rebellious radicals, but the majority of the Jews were part of the Greco Roman world in which they lived and which was inst...


  4. says:

    I knew about some of the things that Rabbi Burton L Visotzky discusses in Aphrodite and the Rabbis from previous reading I even reviewed Sefer HaRazim , which Visotzky mentioned a number of times in his book Sefer HaRazim contains references to Greco Roman deities, Pagan types of magic and theology that could only come from Pagan sources I also knew about Pagan images in ancient synagogues I liked Visotzky s conclusion that the syncretism in Roman era synagogues such as the numerous zodiac I knew about some of the things that Rabbi Bu...


  5. says:

    First let me say I am not Jewish and I know no Jewish people This is an excellent book of Jewish history starting with the demise of the second theme and even a little before that showing the influence of the Roman empire on Jewih culture and religion I thoroughly enjoyed reading this book as it was history that I was never taught or ever thought I would be interested in I recommend this book to anyone who likes history and who is interested in how historical events, places, cultures and be First let me say I a...


  6. says:

    News flash Jewish thought and practice adapts to the culture at large.This book digs deep into how Jews lived during Greco roman times, and how they adapted, and how those adaptations are mainstream practices today Greek words appear in contemporary writings and persist now, like synagogue Roman symposia set the structure for the Passover seder Greek philosophy set the structure for Pirkei Avot Also fascinating were greco roman practices that don t persist today Jewish tombs Mosiacs of News flash Jewish thought and practice adapts to the culture at large.This book digs deep into how Jews lived during Greco roman times, and how they adapted, and how those adaptations are mainstream practices today Greek words appear in contemporary writings and persist now, like synagogue Roman symposia set the structure for the Passover seder Greek philosophy set the structure for Pirkei Avot Also fascinating were greco roman practices that don t persist today Jewish tombs Mosiacs of Helios and the zodiac Future dissertation ...


  7. says:

    I love learning history and theology so this was an interesting and very informative book I wanted to glean all the information from it so I was taking notes but had to return it to the library so I finished it without all the notes I still wanted to jot down I d probably read it again I entered to win this book in a Goodreads giveaway and honestly was disappointed I didn t win This would be a great book to add to any library Recommended reading for those who are interested in the subject a I love learning history and theology so this was an interesting and very informative book I wanted to glean all the information from it so I was taking notes but had to return it to the library so I finished it without all the notes I still wanted to jot down I d probably read it again I entered to win this book in a Goodreads giveaway and honestly was disappointed...


  8. says:

    A Great Book That Needs Follow up InterpretationsAlthough this book is apparent in it s biases, the author states them with clarity while sticking to the facts that literature and archaeology provides I enjoyed reading this book although the author remaine...


  9. says:

    What a fun academic book Appealing to an array of readers and written with expertise and spunk I enjoyed learningabout a particular niche in the Classical world And to paraphrase the author, I wish there had been evenimages in this book with pictures to illustrate examples.


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